Teresa Brown

IT Administrative Director

Teresa Brown is an administrative and operations professional specializing in Information Technology. She possesses a myriad of IT, administrative, and operations support experience. Teresa has extensive legal management experience; she introduced and implemented process innovation and best
practices across multiple service departments, increasing efficiency, productivity, and profitability margins. She is a purpose-driven leader, a proven strategist, and a consummate professional. Teresa is an effective coach and mentor with keen insight into business processes.

Teresa’s professional journey spans major global law firms, where she honed her skills in managing legal support services, training, information technology, and telecom. Her experience extends across the US, Europe, and Asia, highlighting her adaptability and broad skill set.

During her tenure as the Chief Administrative Officer at the New Jersey Institute for Social Justice, Teresa played a pivotal role in the Institute’s success. She oversaw administrative and operations services, information technology, facilities, board governance, and C-Suite executive strategy. Her strategic leadership and management skills were instrumental in the Institute’s growth and

Teresa is a Leadership Newark Public Policy Fellow, Class of 2016, and served on the New Jersey Black Issues Convention Board (NJBIC). Teresa believes in community service and has served in various board trustee and senior leadership positions in churches and youth development organizations.

Teresa has a B.A. in Business Administration & Management (Concentration in Organizational Leadership) from Pillar College graduating Summa Cum Laude. She also has certificates in Business Analysis and Project Management. Teresa is pursuing an EMPA (executive master’s degree in public administration) at the School of Public Affairs and Administration (SPAA) at Rutgers University.